Written Notice About Use of Tenancy Databases
Residential Tenancy Databases are often used by Lessors (Landlords) and Property Managers to check applicants’ tenancy history and improve their chances of finding a reliable Tenant.
Under the Residential Tenancies Act 1987, Lessors and Property Managers must provide written notice to prospective Tenants about the residential tenancy databases that they use. The databases Peak Central use are:
National Tenancy Database – 1300 563 826
TICA – 02 9743 1800
Privacy Act 1988
Applications for Tenancy
The personal information the prospective Tenant provides in this application or collected from other sources is necessary for the Agent to verify the Applicant’s identity, to process and evaluate the application and to manage the tenancy. Personal information collected about the Applicant in this application and during the course of the tenancy if the application is successful may be disclosed for the purpose for which it was collected to other parties including to the landlord, referees, valuers, trades people, insurers or their agents, other agents and third- party operators of tenancy reference databases. Information already held on tenancy reference databases may also be disclosed to the Agent and/or Landlord. If the Applicant enters into a Residential Tenancy Agreement, and if the Applicant fails to comply with their obligations under that agreement, that fact and other relevant personal information collected about the Applicant during the course of the tenancy may also be disclosed to the landlord, third party operators of tenancy reference databases and/or other agents. If the Applicant would like to access the personal information the Agent holds, they can do so by contacting the agent – Peak Central Real Estate at 1E, 817 Beeliar Drive, Cockburn Central, phone: 9414 9055 or email [email protected] The Applicant can also correct this information if it is inaccurate or out-of-date. If the information is not provided, the Agent may not be able to process the application and manage the tenancy.
- If we discover personal information about you on a tenancy database during the application process, we will advise you within 7 days of using the database.
In signing this document, you are agreeing to all the standard conditions and special conditions relating to the property and giving Peak Central Real Estate permission to carry out the necessary checks.
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